ISB 2023 Convention Presenter — Braun Khan

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Name: Braun Khan
Website: https://music.usu.edu/faculty/directory/khan
Presentation Date: Saturday, June 10, 2023 1:30 PM
Presentation Venue: Arthur Miller Theatre
Presentation Title: UTB3: The Utah Bass Trio
Presented / Performed Previous ISB Convention? Yes
Type of Presentation: Recital
Genre: Improvisation, Jazz - with other collaborators, New Music
Bio:

Braun Khan is Assistant Professor of Double Bass and Jazz Studies at Utah State University. He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in bass performance from Central Michigan University, and a Doctor of Arts in Jazz Studies and Bass Performance from the University of Northern Colorado. He has also taught since 2013 on the JamPlay Online Instructional Website, one of the largest online instructional sites in the world, and in the summer teaches at the Rocky Ridge Music Center jazz camp in Estes Park, Colorado. He is the recipient of several DownBeat awards for Best College Big Band as bassist with UNC's Jazz Lab I, Outstanding Vocal Jazz Ensemble as a vocalist with UNC's Vocal Lab, and for Outstanding Small Ensemble Composition for his original composition Airplanes. In 2014 he was also awarded the Hal Leonard Scholarship from the Jazz Education Network for exceptional talent and potential in jazz performance and education. 


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